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ea0056gp90 | Diabetes Epidemiology | ECE2018

Nutritional composition of carbohydrate-rich gluten free products and glycemic index calculation of commercially available gluten free pasta

Koureta Anastasia , Boumpa Apostolia , Tzallas Christos , Themeli Eleni , Tigas Stelios

Background: Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune enteropathy triggered by gluten ingestion in genetically susceptible individuals. Its prevalence is ~7 times higher in type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients compared to the general population; in addition to adherence to a gluten free (GF) diet, these patients use carbohydrate counting to estimate their pre-meal insulin dosages. We aimed to (a) compare the nutritional composition between some GF and non GF carbohydrate-rich products av...